Mark DiClaudio

Mark D.

Houston, TX
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Lesson Details

Trumpet

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Professional performer and teacher for over 20 years. Performed live on radio and TV; major venues coast to coast; for 3 US presidents; DCI group - The Cadets of Bergen County; symphony; brass quintet; big band. Mark is particularly insightful in quickly and accurately diagnosing obstacles and offering effective solutions all while keeping development fun. A symphonic player with high-level marching band experience, Mark has acute insight into the varied needs of today's performers and develops customized paths for embouchure development and maintenance in addition to musical interpretation.
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About

Mark passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
Mark delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
May 1997

I believe in making music fun while students learn. Beginners through professionals who have a genuine enjoyment through playing will create a life-long enrichment, hobby or profession. Strong fundamentals with solo application help the whole student develop. Whether you are looking for basics, school ensemble support, audition preparation or a come-back plan, musical expression and enjoyment are a personal extension. I look forward to helping all my students remove obstacles to their self-expression.

Experience

Music Specialist
Aug 2005 - Dec 2014
Fulton County Schools - GA

2011-2012 Fulton County Teacher of the Year Finalist. Used local and national standards based music instruction while making music fun. I headed a team for grant funding aimed at providing for students in need. Coordinator of classes, concerts, parents, children, recordings, rehearsals, materials, and site preparation. Regular participation in professional learning situations.

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Program Director and Faculty Artist
Jun 1997 - Apr 2005
Levine School of Music - Washington, DC

Developed a full teaching studio through community outreach, student focused instruction and involvement.

Education

Music Education and Performance
Jul 1989 - May 1993
Peabody Conservatory of Music

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

K-12 Music Education
Aug 2005
Georgia Professional Standards Commission

Continually licensed teacher and music specialist since 2005.

7 Reviews

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Jack M. Nov 2, 2017
Trumpet · In home

First lesson revealed valuable techniques to focus with immediate improvement. Mark is an excellent teacher and we are excited to continue lessons.

Marnie Jun 7, 2017
Trumpet · Online

Mark is an incredible instructor for my 10 year old son. He is experienced in working with younger players and my son really enjoys learning from him. We were hesitant to try online lessons, but Mark has this mastered this venue; having instruction in our our home has been super convenient. I highly recommend Mark as an online trumpet tutor.

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Marnie Mar 15, 2017
Trumpet · Online

Steven Feb 4, 2017
Trumpet · In studio

Mr. D is an excellent tutor who had a unique and very effective teaching style. The lessons were fun and very productive. I Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a trumpet tutor.

Sue Feb 4, 2017
Trumpet · In studio

Mark is an excellent music instructor who works so well with kids. His knowledge, expertise and instruction, not to mention his dry sense of humor, always had us looking forward to the next lesson. He's an awesome instructor, as well as human being and we would recommend him to anyone looking to improve their playing ability.

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Andrew Jan 29, 2017
Trumpet · In studio

Mark, is honestly the best instructor I've ever had. He's taught me so many things to make me a much better musician and person. He has such a great and funny personality and makes his instruction very enjoyable. If you're looking for an awesome trumpet teacher, Mark is the person for you.

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Andrew Jan 29, 2017
Trumpet · In studio

Mark, is honestly the best instructor I've ever had. He's taught me so many things to make me a much better musician and person. He has such a great and funny personality and makes his instruction very enjoyable. If you're looking for an awesome trumpet teacher, Mark is the person for you.

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